Originally published on Nov. 23, 2021

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (WCCO) — Five juveniles were arrested Tuesday night after fleeing police in a stolen car, and bringing traffic to a standstill on a metro freeway.

MnDOT traffic cameras began to capture a major presence of law enforcement in Maplewood just after 7 p.m. on westbound Interstate 694, near the White Bear Avenue exit.

(credit: MnDOT)

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests on Twitter later in the evening, adding that the pursuit involved several agencies, and it went through Mahtomedi at one point.